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Midterm_two_review_q - 1. effectsofpsilocin Serotonin levels influence moods(naturally occurring neurotransmitter Psilocin affects serotonin levels

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Review questions for second midterm 1. Psilocin is the active ingredient in the Psilocybe mushroom - what is the basis for the hallucinogenic  effects of psilocin? Serotonin levels influence moods (naturally occurring neurotransmitter) Psilocin affects serotonin levels in the brain 2. Button mushrooms and oyster mushrooms are both popular edibles. When these fungi are produced  in culture, what are they grown on? Button mushroom grown on compost. o Doesn’t need light. Oyster mushroom grown on sawdust. o Doesn’t need light for nutrition but won’t form properly. 3. What is the difference between a button mushroom and a Portobello? Portobello = a big button mushroom 4. What important nutrients vitamins can be obtained from eating mushrooms? 90% water, high quality protein, low in calories in fat, can be high in Vitamin B (B 12 ) 5. What is Quorn? Food product that is actually made of a mycoprotein, not corn. 6. What is the relationship between vitamin D and ergosterol? Fungal cell membranes have ergosterol which produce Vitamin D. 7. The potato became a staple crop in N. Europe – why was it preferred to rye? More calories/acre
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course DES 001 taught by Professor Wagner during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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Midterm_two_review_q - 1. effectsofpsilocin Serotonin levels influence moods(naturally occurring neurotransmitter Psilocin affects serotonin levels

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